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Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Sri Lanka reduce 22-member ODI squad to sixteen; Dasun Shanaka to replace Lasith Malinga after first match

  • Press Trust of India
  • July 24th, 2019
  • 21:43:28 IST

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday reduced their original 22-strong squad to 16 for the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh in Colombo.

The first ODI will be played on Friday, the second two days later and the final match on 31 July. All three games will be in the day-night format at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Sri Lanka squad: Dimuth Karunarathna (captain), Kusal Perera, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimane, Shehan Jayasuriya, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana and Kasun Rajitha.

Malinga retires after the first ODI and will be replaced in the squad for the next two matches by Dasun Shanaka, the cricket board said.

Updated Date: July 24, 2019 21:43:28 IST

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